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Peru / Politics / War On Drugs #140637

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 13, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from Secretary of State James Baker to Peru's President Alberto Fujimori reported; scenes shown from Organization of American States meeting debating Fujimori's decision to disband Peru's congress.

(Lima, Peru: Gary Shepard) The US-assisted war against drugs in Peru featured; scenes shown from American base camp in Santa Lucia, Peru, and from across Huallaga Valley, Peru. [At February Latin American drug summit conference, President BUSH - says progress has been made.] Different view on progress against drugs in Peru from narcotics experts in Lima, Peru, due to police and army corruption stated. Protection of drug traffickers by the Sendero Luminoso terrorist group and reasons why Peruvian farmers have not switched from cocoa to other crops noted. [Foreign minister Augusto BLACKER MILLER - talks about financing the drug wars.]

Jennings, Peter;
Shepard, Gary

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